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Turkey Recalls Ambassadors To U.S And Israel

Turkey has recalled its ambassadors to the US and Israel for consultations following May 14 massive protests at the Gaza border triggered 60 Palestinians killings, Turkish newspaper Hurriyet reported on May 15. Following the May 14 clashes at the Gaza ...

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From Ankara to Moscow, Eurasia integration is on the move

by Pepe Escobar (cross-posted with the Asia Times by special agreement with the author) The Russia-led Eurasia Economic Union is spreading its wings and gaining strength, with some key projects, big players and big plans in the pipeline As presidents Vladimir Putin, Hassan ...

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  The problem:   The Solution

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Afrin week 8: Kurdish stubbornness spells their doom

By Aram Mirzaei It’s been 8 weeks since Turkey together with its jihadist forces launched operation Olive Branch to clear the Afrin region of US-backed Kurdish militias (YPG). During these weeks, YPG forces have been taking a beating, losing well over ...

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Turkey, Iran follow Venezuela’s Petro footsteps, Set To launch State-Backed Cryptocurrencies

  The governments of Turkey and Iran are  considering developing their very own government-backed digital currencies, following on the heels of the Feb. 20 pre-sale of Venezuela’s national oil-backed Petro coin. Feb. 21,  following the Petro’s launch, Iran’s Ministry of Information ...

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Escalation in Syria – how far can the Russians be pushed?

Escalation in Syria – how far can the Russians be pushed?

[This analysis was written for the Unz Review] Events in Syria have recently clearly taken a turn for the worse and there is an increasing amount of evidence that the Russian task force in Syria is being targeted by a systematic ...

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Who is doing what in Syria and why

by Ghassan Kadi It seems that every time a chapter in the war on Syria comes to an end, a new factor surfaces. Just like the 1975-1989 civil war in Lebanon before it, and which started off with a clash between ...

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Erdogan has made his choice

by Ghassan Kadi for The Saker Blog It seems that Erdogan has already made up his mind, but the speculations about what deals have been and haven’t been done seem muddied, to put it mildly. In the Levant, the Kurds always ...

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Turkey invades Afrin: the Kurds lose again

By Aram Mirzaei for The Saker Blog After weeks of belligerent rhetoric and preparations, Turkey finally invaded Afrin last week. It came as no surprise that Turkey would go for this vulnerable Kurdish-held region in north-western Syria first. So how does ...

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Erdogan’s Karmic Trap

by Ghassan Kadi for the Saker blog The security zone America intends to establish in Syria is doomed to fail sooner or later. How can this assertion be made and what can it be based on? Well, two main things really; ...

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